Mint julep recipe

Mint julep recipe

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Enjoy a classic whiskey cocktail with this easy mint julep recipe. A traditional American-style cocktail, this short drink blends smoky bourbon whiskey with fragrant mint and sugar for a sweet, fresh and punchy cocktail all in one. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare
  • 124 calories / serving

Ingredients

  • 4 tsp golden caster sugar
  • 8 mint sprigs
  • 200ml bourbon
  • crushed ice

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    515kj
    124kcal
    6%
  • Fat

    0g 0%
  • Saturates

    0g 0%
  • Sugars

    3g 4%
  • Salt

    0g 0%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 3.2g Protein 0g Fibre 0g

Method

  1. Start with 4 highball glasses or tumblers. For each glass, add 1 tsp sugar and the leaves from 1 mint sprig. Muddle together with a cocktail muddler or the end of a wooden spoon, lightly crushing the mint into the sugar.
  2. Pour 50ml bourbon into each glass and stir to dissolve the sugar.
  3. Fill up the glasses with crushed ice and stir again. Garnish with the remaining mint sprigs to serve.

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